Kale and Lentil Veggie Stew

2 Tbsp Coconut Oil1 large Onion – chopped

2 large Carrots – peeled and cut into a large dice

2 Celery stalks – chopped to same size as carrots

1 medium Rutabaga – peeled and diced same as carrots

2 Garlic cloves – minced

1lb bag of brown lentils – sorted and rinsed

8 C Chicken or Vegetable broth

1 large bunch Kale – deribbed and coarsely chopped

2 Bay leaves
1. Heat oil in large pot (I use a dutch oven) on medium/high heat. Once hot add onions, carrots, celery and rutabaga – sprinkle with salt and pepper and saute until all veggies start to soften and brown – about 10 minutes

2. Add garlic and lentils – stir constantly for one minute.

3. Add broth, kale and bay leaves – bring to a boil and stir to wilt kale.

4. Reduce heat to medium/low, cover and simmer until lentils are tender – about 15-20 minutes

5. If needed thin with additional broth and add salt and pepper to taste.


About Pure Energy Lifestyle

I am a Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer, Wife, and Mother of two incredibly active children. I am promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for all people at any stage of health

Posted on September 16, 2015, in Food, recipes and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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